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    Latest News
    Going beyond essential nutrients
    The role of bioactives in assessing the impact of food on health
    Nature Scientific Reports, July 1, 2016
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    Our Mission
    Pioneer and share leading scientific research and innovation to
    help advance the understanding of cocoa flavanols and their impact on
    human health.
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    Dietary Cocoa Flavanols Improve Vascular
    Function in Patients with Kidney Dysfunction
    Recent News
    Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, December 17, 2015
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    Examine the science behind nutrition and healthy
    aging in these short, animated videos. Learn how
    YOU have the power to maintain and improve your health.
    New Videos Released
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    New research shows a role for cocoa flavanols
    in age-related vascular function

    FLAVIOLA Study Results
    British Journal of Nutrition, September 9, 2015
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    Cocoa Flavanols and Brain Health
    Study shows consuming dietary cocoa flavanols
    reversed age-related memory decline.
    Nature Neuroscience, October 26, 2014

Latest Cocoa Flavanol News

Apr 28, 2016

Mars Symbioscience Joined 1,000 of the Nation’s...

...representatives from Mars Fishcare, a segment of Mars Petcare, and Mars Sustainable Solutions™ ... USASEF, visit http://www.usasciencefestival.org/ . For more information about Mars Symbioscience...
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Mar 31, 2016

Cocoa keeps us young at heart | Nutrition...

...vessels.” Cocoa power The first study, published in the journal Age , found that cocoa flavanols ... suggests that flavanols may have primary preventive potential for CVD.” Cocoa may also help keep...
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Mar 15, 2016

Heart Healthy Aging with Nutrition

See all of the Nutrition & Healthy Aging pocket films at the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science (MCCHS). These films were created by the Alliance for Aging Research , in partnership with...
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Mar 08, 2016

New Film Series Emphasizes Vital Role of Good Nutrition for Healthy...

...the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science, has ... safe medication use, many with an emphasis on older adults. SOURCE Alliance for Aging Research ...
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Mar 08, 2016

New Film Series Emphasizes Vital Role of Good Nutrition for Healthy...

...exposure to our environment, the things we eat, and stresses from both inside and outside our bodies ... the Alliance for Aging Research, in partnership with the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science, has...
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Mar 07, 2016

Nutrition and Aging

...older adults, and more. Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science , a Center of Excellence established ... scientific research in the field of cocoa flavanols. MCCHS provides access to more than 20 years of...
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Feb 25, 2016

Age related memory decline reversed by cocoa.

...high-flavanol diet (900 mg of flavanols a day) or a low-flavanol diet (10 mg of flavanols a day) ... those who consumed the high-cocoa-flavanol drink,” said lead author Adam M. Brickman, PhD...
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Feb 01, 2016

Could Cocoa Flavanols Improve Heart Health?

...of the cocoa flavanols. This is a public-private partnership with Mars Symbioscience and with ... of the cocoa flavanols; it will depend on the harvesting and processing of the cocoa. And there...
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Jan 12, 2016

Flavanols may lower blood pressure, cholesterol in healthy people

...two flavanol drinks a day may lower blood pressure and cholesterol. Flavanols are found in cocoa ... Mars, which contained flavanols extracted from fresh cocoa beans. In the study, 105 healthy people...
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Dec 03, 2015

New Studies Confirm Role of Diet in Healthy Aging

...how to move forward. For more information, visit the Mars Center for Cocoa Health Science at www.marscocoascience.com . + New Studies Confirm Role of Diet in Healthy Aging September 28...
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